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the wild aspect of the arctic as a natural eco system. >> new york city is a city shaped by water, built on water, it is an island. 520 miles of coastline. it is very vulnerable. on top of that, the city was designed before the sea levels rose a foot. you've actually been warning, from what i understand, city officials for years about this and what might happen in terms of something like sandy. so, what kind of response did you get? i'm just curious. >> in new york city mayor bloomberg and governor cuomo, a lot of talk about protecting the city from storms like this. but, unfortunately, the action has fallen far short of the talk. for instance, while some simple measures had been taken over the last few decades, there were still subway entrances which were too low and which, therefore, the storm surge was able to go down and swamp the subways and stop the system. the electoral power plants, for instance, it one feeding my house, the distribution stations were down by the river instead of up in safe territory where they should have been moved. this is an old city and a lot of infrastructu
at this press conference in new york city. has the latest information on the sandy cleanup. one highlight to point out, he has said that all power has been restored to manhattan. but let's listen in for just a minute. >> from what was horrendous damage. and the worst damage that the subway system had ever seen, that people can remember, and 80% is back. so that is just a great, great job. the service between brooklyn and queens and manhattan is being restored immediately. the four, five, six, and seven train will immediately begin to run. the f, the j, the d, the m will run later this afternoon. the staten island railway will have limited service beginning later today. the entire team didn't really did an extraordinary job. they've been work straight. i don't know how many of them are even on their feet. i've been seeing them 24 hours a day, and not only did they try hard, but they actually got the job done. and the mta has a great leader in joe loda and i really applaud him and his work. let's give him a round of applause, joe loda, who's here with us today. world trade center site was f
of criticism, mayor michael bloomberg cancelled the new york city marathon for the first time in 42 years. it's never been cancelled. it was set to take place tomorrow. no decision yet on whether it will be rescheduled. and at noon eastern, gas line will start being rationed in 12 counties in new jersey. to cut down on long lines at gas stations, people can only buy gas on odd-numbered days like today if their license plates end in an odd number. same goes for the even days. >> yeah. it's -- it's a mess. i mean, they got to do something, right, to make it a little bit easier for folks to get gas line. >> more time getting gas than waiting to vote. >> a lot of people were worried they would run out of gas in the gas line. much more ahead for you this hour. >> yeah. here's what's coming up. >> regardless of the winner here, your health care, contraception and marriage are at stake. we'll break down the state ballot battles. >>> sandy has brought devastation across the northeast, but it may also have been the october surprise. we have the latest on the recovery efforts and sandy's impact on the
some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> good morning, new york city. already a busy day there, columbus circle, folks out and about doing some holiday shopping. maybe just taking in the city. enjoy your day and glad you're starting it with us here at cnn. >>> it's been nearly a month since superstorm sandy devast e devastated portions of the northeast. for some family businesses, it's not clear if they'll make it out of the mess. cnn's poppy harlow spoke with one small business owner who is struggling to survive. >> reporter: right before superstorm sandy, the streets were quiet outside liberty industrial gas and welding. >> that's less than ten minutes. >> reporter: this is night fall as the waters begin to rise. >> so at this point, i think it's gone. >> reporter: and industrial park in brooklyn sandwiched between two bodies of water. >> this is the canal coming into the harbor which is going to meet up with the river. and liberty is right here. we really had quite a surge because of the canal and the river meeting in this area and flooding these s
in new york city spanish harlem, and later this week the body of three-time world boxing champ hector macho camacho will be thrown back to new york for burial. members of a new york gym where camacho trained are grieving. >> i'm very sad. hector was one of the champions that trained out of gleason's gym. i knew him very well, and he was one of the ones i considered a friend. there's a few of the fellows that come through here and train and they go on, but hector was someone that came back to gleason's when he was in new york. i considered him a friend. he was someone that i could call upon when i needed a champion or a fighter to go to a school or go to a hospital. >> the 50-year-old camacho was removed from life support at a san juan hospital and died yesterday. he had been declared brain dead after he was shot on tuesday. police are still looking for the shooter and another suspect. >>> this weekend fans and friends are also remembering larry hadman. his family says it was cancer. a makeshift memorial popped up on the site of his star on the hollywood walk of fame. others went to th
, everyone to cnn saturday morning. take a look here at a lovely shot here of the new york city skyline. that is the building just around the corner from our officers in new york where that crane had collapsed during the storm, the big superstorm sandy. we're glad you're with us in the aftermath. getting the lights back won't come soon enough. new numbers coming in, 280,000 you tulty customers are still out power with 142,000 just on long island. emotions are high and tempers are flaring. susan candiotti is joining us this morning. i suppose you're hearing a lot from angry residents? >> they're angry, they're frustrated, and they're cold, because as you know, the temperatures plummeted over the last week. where is the power, and where are the answers? that's what people are saying over and over again. i'm in a makeshift help center where fema is handing out water meals ready to eat, here is clothing, baby supplies, pet food, so people with problems can drive think here and pick up supplies, it's being manned by members of the parks department here including life guards, sanitation worke
rationing system for new york city. starting today people with license plates ending in an even number can buy gas on the even numbers of the month and the odd number on odd days of the month. what if your license plate says playa like mine does. what i would do then? >> you all know who general david petraeus is. he loses his job, his career, his reputation, all over an affair. guys, let that be a lesson to you. if the cia director who has access to phony passports, elaborate disguises, has safehouses all over the world, if he can't keep an affair secret, you're screwed, okay? you don't have a chance. you don't have a chance. oh! man! >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. >> i'm victor blackwell. 9:00 on the east coast, 6:00 a.m. now on the west coast. thanks for starting your day with us. we're starting with the shocking revelation from the now former cia director, general david petraeus. he resigned from his post, citing an extramarital affair. the president reluctantly accepted his resignation friday. petraeus took over as cia director in september of 2011. before that he was lea
missiles flying to new york city and washington, d.c., i'm sure the u.s. would have acted long before we waited, maybe too long, but now we are determined, we are calling for the troops to get ready and we will tell to hamas leadership and to the people in egypt today, we cannot wait anymore. >> let me ask you about the troops, because as you mentioned, there is the possibility of this ground campaign. israel has approved the call-up of 75,000 reservists. do you see israeli troops going into gaza? and under what circumstances? what would make that happen? >> the prime minister said it very quickly. the goal of this operation is to bring pease and quiet to the region, to the southern part of israel. if the air strikes would not be efficient, even if hamas would not understand that we are talking business, we would not allow missiles to fly over israel on a daily basis. we do not want to do it, but on the other hand, we cannot wait until we see more missiles coming. >> once again, that was danny da danon. i also spoke with a member of the palestinian legislative council and asked him about
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the jersey coast, new york, this entire area that's been hit by the storm to honor them. it's going to be an important moment. the mayor was on his way to that. we talked to a city councilwoman. she is well attending. this is a community that's coming together in crisis. a lot of sadness. a lot of sadness, but they're coming together. >>. >> i used to vacation there as a kid, and it's just heart breaking to see what happened there. >>> well, it's been considered a safe obama state. now some say it is a toss-up. candy crowley tells us where it is and what prompted the shift. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use, it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by united
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